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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 6GB Oct 2013
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS X Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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Unboxing of the ASUS notebook X serie ( ASUS X550CA-XX120D )
REVIEW DO PRODUTO - Notebook ASUS X550CA
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of laptops of this age and spec range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Laptops of this type and age have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The Asus X550CA has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X550CA has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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19 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus X550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X550CA have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus X550CA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X550CA does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.5 gigahertz, the Asus X550CA has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Packard Bell ME69BMP (1.58GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X550CA has a very small l3 cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA. The l3 caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550CA range from 2MB to 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Asus X550CA is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X550CA have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X550CA does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus X550CA is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X550CA has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the X550CA over three years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included

Expert Reviews

(9)
27 March 2014

The screen could be better, but this is a well-priced laptop that gets the best out of its old hardware...

8 January 2014

A laptop which has dated hardware and a doesn't provide performance which enterprise users will expect in 2014...

23 September 2013

It feels cheap, and the cost-saving areas are obvious, but at just £329 RRP with similar performance to laptops £100 more expensive, this is an impressive performer...

15 July 2013

The ASUS X550CA-DB31 offers an attractive 15-inch chassis, strong audio, and costs just $449, making this a good budget Windows 8 laptop...

1 January 2014

Analiza popularno?ci laptopów wykazuje, ?e najwi?kszy jest popyt na modele najta?sze, w cenach 1500?2000 z?. Na pewno nie s? to najnowsze zdobycze techniki, z bardzo wydajnymi procesorami,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(216)
Reviewed 25 October 2013 by G Wickle
(Verified Purchase)

Very speedy delivery Everything in order and manufacturers seal intact. Laptop was excellent started well and was easy to set up. Not really going to use this till Christmas but had a first set up... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Kasia Styczynska-Soczka
(Verified Purchase)

Have been having a lot of doubts about the weak microprocessor, Celeron, but it turned out my doubts were completely unfounded. Great machine. Sleek look. Would love to run some Linux distro on... Read more…

Reviewed 16 October 2013 by Cynthia
(Verified Purchase)

Fast and immediate dispatch of the product. I Accidentally placed the order 1 day before promotion ends and realized later when I was trying to track the dispatched item. Very stylish and slim,... Read more…

Reviewed 12 November 2013 by Collector CDs
(Verified Purchase)

This machine has been infuriating me for a few days now. I've bought hundreds of items from Amazon, but have never been moved to write a review until now. This laptop looked like a decent budget... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2013 by Oultonjohn
(Verified Purchase)

Now that i've eventually got rid of the dodgy software that came with the laptop it's absolutely fine. I guess it helps keep Asus prices down but while it may not be malware, there is a lot of... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x550, asus x5550, asus x550c, x550caxx635, asus x5550c, x550caxx647, x550caxx694, asus x550ca, x550caxx635h, asus x5550ca, x550caxx647h, x550caxx694h, asus x550caxx694, asus x550caxx635, asus x550caxx647, asus x550caxx635h, asus x550caxx647h, asus x550caxx694h, x550caintelceleron
Barcodes 04716659573791, 04716659584964, 04716659588566, 05054484632191, 05054484644118, 05054533632196, 05054533644113

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